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Horns Rev 2
209.3 MW Fully Commissioned Denmark

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A Million-Dollar Buoy Will Spot the Best Sites for Wind Farms
Gizmodo India
With roughly 12,383 miles of coastline, the US has plenty of potential installation sites for offshore wind farms. Floating data collection centers like the one shown above will help energy companies and government agencies alike find the windiest, and most ...
Source: news.google.com
16/09/2014 19:55:23

New Series: Brave Tern - Working on the edge (episode 1)
Deutsche Welle
Do German offshore wind farms have a future? 03.04.2013. Often hailed as the showpiece of German efforts to promote renewable energy, until recently there was general approval for the country's offshore wind farms. Now, however, the policy is falling out of ...
Source: news.google.com
16/09/2014 17:56:05

Cape Wind Signs Lease For New Bedford Staging Area
Banker & Tradesman
Announcing a lease deal with Cape Wind, state officials expect the offshore wind farm developers, who are still fighting lawsuits and assembling financing, to begin operations at the South Coast Marine Terminal in New Bedford in January 2015. The Mass ...
Source: news.google.com
16/09/2014 15:52:57

Volvo Penta Turns the Tide for Njord Offshore
The Maritime Executive
After initially being designed to accommodate a different propulsion system, Njord Offshore's four new windfarm crew vessels are all fitted with Volvo Penta IPS900 and will be in the water by early 2015. Volvo Penta exhibited its offshore windfarm solutions at ...
Source: news.google.com
16/09/2014 15:37:32

US National Lab Commissioning Two Offshore Wind Buoys
North American Windpower
The U.S. Department of Energy's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) has announced it is commissioning two buoys fitted with meteorological and oceanographic equipment in order to help enable more accurate predictions of the U.S.' offshore ...
Source: news.google.com
16/09/2014 15:21:03

Chafee Sees State as Future Leader in Wind Energy
Talk Radio 920 WHJJ
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Gov. Lincoln Chafee says Rhode Island will have a major role to play in the offshore wind industry, even though a developer chose to use a Massachusetts port to build a large wind farm. Rhode Island officials had hoped Cape ...
Source: news.google.com
16/09/2014 11:14:55

Irish company signs US$525m deal to provide Ghana wind farms
Siliconrepublic.com
Aside from Ghana, MRP is developing nearly 8GW of offshore wind projects in England, Scotland and Germany, with an additional 4.45GW of offshore projects. Commenting on the Ghana deal, Wisdom Ahiataku-Togobo, the director of Ghana's renewable ...
Source: news.google.com
16/09/2014 10:22:17

North American Windpower reports U.S. offshore wind is "embryonic no more"
High Performance Composites
Recent offshore wind news highlights also show that installations worldwide are picking up speed. As of the end of July, the developer behind the 468 MW Cape Wind project had secured close to two-thirds of the roughly $2.5 billion needed for the wind farm, ...
Source: news.google.com
16/09/2014 09:37:55

How to profit from the future of wind power
MoneyWeek
The London Array is currently the largest offshore wind farm in the world. But other projects under construction will dwarf it. There are already eight projects in UK waters alone with proposed capacities over 1GW (1,000 MW) in various stage of development.
Source: news.google.com
16/09/2014 09:08:18

It's clear that prosperity and climate change action can go hand in hand
The Guardian
We're now a world leader in offshore wind – with more installed offshore wind capacity than the rest of the world combined, and supporting 18,300 jobs in the UK. It has required UK business and international investors to recognise the costs of failure and the ...
Source: news.google.com
16/09/2014 08:51:43



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Project Details for Horns Rev 2
General Information Name Horns Rev 2 correct
Other names correct
Country name Denmark correct
Region Blåvandshuk correct
Comments correct
Round (or category) Tender (DK) correct
Development status Fully Commissioned correct
Comments on the status correct
Power & Turbines Notice any Errors? You can keep this an open resource by submitting corrections!
Project Capacity 209.3 MW correct
Turbine Model SWT-2.3-93 (Siemens) correct
Turbine Capacity 2.3 MW correct
Number of Turbines 91 correct
Total Turbine Height 114.5 m correct
Hub Height 68.00 m correct
Rotor Diameter 93 m correct
Foundation Grounded: Monopile correct
Windspeed 10 Year Mean Wind Speed (2000-2009) Available online now
Detailed wind speed data 6 hr/day/month historic data
Costs Stated Project Cost EUR(mill) 448.00 correct
Location & Environment Sea name North Sea correct
Centre latitude 55.600° correct
Centre longitude 7.582° correct
Area 33 km2 correct
Depth range (Chart Datum) 9 m - 17 m correct
Depth range stated by developer 9 m - 17 m correct
Distance From Shore (reported) 31.7 km correct
Distance From Shore (computed from centre) 32.6 km correct
Ports Installation base Esbjerg correct
Ops and maintenance Esbjerg correct
Grid Converter platforms None correct
Offshore transformers Horns Rev 2 Substation correct
Grid connection point Endrup correct
Cable landing point Blåbjerg correct
Export Cables
Please note that export cables connect the offshore transformer (substation) to either; shore or an offshore HVAC-HVDC converter station for onward transmission via HVDC cabling. Please see the converters page for planned converter stations and transmission cables.

The export cable length does not generally include the onshore component. The exception is when the onshore substation is close to shore.
Number of Export Cables 1 correct
Average length per cable 42 km correct
Transmission type (e.g. HVAC) HVAC correct
Nominal voltage 150 kV correct
Maximum voltage 170 kV correct
Power rating correct
Number of cores 3 correct
Conductor type Cu correct
Section Area 800 mm2 correct
Insulation XLPE correct
Number fibre optics correct
Export minimum bend radius (MBR) correct
Burial depth 1 m correct
Comments correct
Onshore Cables Number of onshore cables 3 correct
Average length per cable 58 km correct
Comments 150kV, 1200mm2 Al laid in trefoil formation, buried up to 1.2m. cable screens cross-bonded. Cables were supplied by ABB. correct
Array Cables Array cable length 70 km correct
Estimated cable length LogIn
Transmission type (e.g. MVAC) MVAC correct
Nominal voltage 33 kV correct
Maximum voltage correct
Burial depth correct
Number of cores correct
Conductor type correct
Section correct
Insulation XLPE correct
Power rating correct
Number of fibre optics correct
Minimum bend radius (MBR) correct
Comments correct
Benefits Homes powered annually 136535 correct
CO2 reduced per year 275937 tonnes correct
SO2 reduced per year 6417 tonnes correct
Expected life correct
Other Website Visit correct